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PFD: Two homes demolished after one arson
PEORIA, Ill. – Peoria Firefighters are investigating what officials might consider a double-arson. Crews found that a fire from one one-and-a-half story home near Kettelle and Western had spread to another one-and-a-half story home next door by the time they arrived at 7:30 Saturday morning. Both homes had been...
Weekly Safety Report: Gun and Drug Arrest, New Fire Chief, Homicide, Stabbing, Convictions, and Acquittal in Peoria, Illinois
This week in Peoria, Illinois, the police made several arrests and investigated various incidents. These included a gun and drug arrest, the appointment of a new fire chief, the identification of a homicide victim, an investigation into a stabbing incident, the conviction of a man for attempted enticement of a minor, and the acquittal of a man on a weapons charge.
Experience Peoria's Culinary Delights: 3 Diners that Stand Out
In this article, we're exploring three outstanding diners in Peoria. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Real estate sales in Peoria and Woodford counties for Dec. 3, 2023
These real estate transactions, recorded the week of Nov. 20, are compiled from information on file with Peoria and Woodford counties. They represent sales of $78,000 or more. Tazewell County property transactions were unavailable this week because of a cyberattack disrupting operations at the Tazewell County Clerk of Courts. PEORIA...
These peoria, IL based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to peoria..
Sunday Links: Richard Pryor And Peoria - Plus: The MBIP Coming Attractions!
Richard Pryor’s birthday was last Friday, he was born here in Peoria, Illinois on December 1st, 1940. Had he lived, he would’ve been 83-years-old. He’s one of this city’s most famous and memorable sons. In honor of this Peoria-born comedian’s birthday I’ve got seven online links to articles about Richard Pryor and Peoria and one video about Richard Pryor and his hometown ties to Peoria, Illinois.
Hundreds of nativity scenes brings Peoria area religious groups together
PEORIA (25News Now) - The long-standing tradition of the Peoria area Community Festival of Nativities concluded Sunday. This year’s theme is O’ Holy Night and honored the 800th anniversary of the first live reenactment of Jesus’ birth in 1223 in Greccio, Italy. People were able to tour...
FBI could get involved with disarray at WTVP
As widely reported locally, board members from the embattled WTVP-TV 47 have filed a Peoria Police report about financial irregularities at the public TV station, filed an “employee theft” claim with its insurer, and is being investigated by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office. But the developing...
One person injured after Peoria house fire early Saturday morning
PEORIA, Ill. – A house fire from early Saturday morning in Peoria was ruled to be accidental. Peoria Fire crews responded to a home at 3:04 A.M. in the 800-block of West Maywood. The first crews on scene reported a fire with smoke seen in the front of the home.
Detention hearing for Pekin resident charged with murder of infant continued
PEKIN, Ill. – A Pekin man charged this week with the death of a nine-week-old infant will remain in custody for now, as a judge won’t decide for another week and a half whether he gets out of jail or not, under the state’s new “cashless bail” law.
Wellness on Wheels to provide COVID-19 and flu vaccines for area residents
Wellness on Wheels to provide COVID-19 and flu vaccines for area residents.
Collge football final Top 25 playoff rankings of 2023
Meanwhile, Back In Peoria’s Past - This Week: A Pepe Taco Timeline
The address 7723 N. University is a unique Peoria address because it houses a building that’s been home to local Mexican restaurants since the ’70’s. It was originally one of Peoria’s first and foremost beloved Mexican eateries, Pepe Taco. It thrived there for decades before closing in 2005.
Peoria anti-violence group shuts down due to lack of funding
PEORIA, Ill. (25 News) – After nine years of supporting victims of violence, Peoria Community Against Violence (PCAV) closed its doors Thursday. PCAV’s last effort to save the non-profit organization was a call to action for the community over the summer. They needed $300,000 to sustain the organization’s...
Santa arrives early for 900 home-bound seniors
PEORIA (25News Now) - Santa arrived early for some home-bound senior citizens in the area. The Neighborhood House hosted its annual Santa for Seniors event on Sunday. Each year the program gives away over 1,000 gifts to seniors in their Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers spent Sunday morning preparing the...
Man arrested after police allegedly find loaded handgun, drugs during traffic stop
PEORIA (25News Now) - A man was arrested late Wednesday afternoon on numerous offenses. Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth says Richard J. Sellers III, 24, was arrested for armed violence, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, distribution of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card, unlawful possession of cannabis and several traffic violations.
Annual Kringle Market returns to Peoria Heights
PEORIA HEIGHTS Ill. (WMBD) — Many people were getting their holiday shopping on at the third annual Kringle Market at Tower Park in Peoria Heights. The Christmas market ran from Friday until Saturday and had more than a dozen vendors. The event kicked off Friday night with a tree lighting in Tower Park where kids got to see Santa.
Peoria: Police Search for Stabbing Suspect
PEORIA, IL — A frantic search is underway in Peoria after a stabbing incident left a woman injured. The Peoria Police were alerted to a violent altercation on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at around 5:09 p.m. in the 2300 block of W. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Officers arriving at the scene found an adult female with stab wounds to her leg and hand. She was quickly rushed to a local hospital, with injuries thankfully not life-threatening.
East Peoria Fire Department offering free car seat checks Dec. 6
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The East Peoria Fire Department will offer free car seat checks on Dec. 6 at its Central Station located at 201 West Washington Street from 1 to 4 p.m. The department is doing the car seat checks to allow parents and child caregivers to...
Jason D. Hexamer
Jason D. Hexamer, 51, of Washington, IL, passed away at his residence on Monday, November 27, 2023. He was born on October 18, 1972, in Peoria. He is the son of Robert and Jeanette Wurster Hexamer. Surviving are his parents; two brothers, David (Amy) Hexamer and Scott Hexamer, all of...